Author(s): Emily Gravett
All the birds have eggs to hatch. All except Duck. When Duck finds an egg of his own to look after he's delighted: it's the most beautiful egg in the whole world! But all the other birds think it's a very odd egg indeed - and everyone's in for a big surprise when it finally hatches. With lots of split pages that allow the visual jokes to unfold, The Odd Egg is another witty and lively book from award-winning creator, Emily Gravett. A beautifully illustrated and cleverly formatted tale with a surprise ending that's bound to ruffle some feathers!
When all the eggs have hatched, only Duck's remains...
Full of wit and detail... if you're only going to buy one book for your two-year-old, make sure it is Emily Gravett's The Odd Egg. Telegraph Egg stories do not come much better than Emily Gravett's The Odd Egg... exquisitely expressive. The Times Gravett has an extraordinary ability to convey a world of expression with the simplest stroke of her brush... just exquisite. Bookseller On no account cheat with this book! The surprise ending will delight again and again Guardian A charming tale Observer Another triumph for Gravett Sunday Times
Emily Gravett's is twice winner of the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal and the Nestle Children's Book Prize Bronze Award for her debut picture book Wolves and Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears. An author/illustrator of unique talent and tremendous skill she has a host of other award-winning and critically acclaimed books to her name, including: Orange Pear Apple Bear, the Bear and Hare series, Monkey and Me and Tidy. Emily lives in Brighton with her partner and their daughter.